This eight course lute has a natural finish and is made for a right handed player. Â You can easily attach your own shoulder strap for playing to the end peg.
The body has sheesham staves accented white pinstripes in between. Â The neck, nut, end peg and tuning pegs are also made out of sheesham. Â The mustached bridge is sheesham, a top section of lacewood adds elegance and strength. Â The sound board is made out of Canadian spruce and the single sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished sheesham frets on sound board. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings in seven courses of two strings and one course of a single string.
The tuning for this Lute is the normal 8 course tuning, but can vary depending on player preference. Â We suggest, from high to low: G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2.
Accessories included: the book: Learning to Play the Lute" (LUTB) and hard case (RHCLT).
Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 7 inches in width and 12.25 inches in heightÂ
Neck at Nut: 2.79 inches in widthÂ
Neck at Body Joint: 3.3 inches in widthÂ
Nut: 2.79 inches in width, .23 inches in height. Made from sheesham and has string slotsÂ
Scale Length: 23.68 inchesÂ
15 sheesham tuning pegs
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